John Lorimer Worden
John Lorimer Worden (12 March 1818 – 19 October 1897) was a U.S. Admiral who served in the American Civil War. He commanded Monitor against the Confederate vessel Virginia (originally named Merrimack) in first battle of ironclad ships in 1862.
KeywordsAmerican Civil War, john lorimer worden, united states union navy admiral, ironclad ship captain, superintendent of united states naval academy
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